RHS Level 2 Protected environments and their use in plant cultivation
03 November 2016 13:00 - 08 December 2016 13:00
Are you a keen gardener, passionate about plants
and wanting to learn more? Or do you want to start a career in
This course will allow you to understand the control of the
environment in (greenhouses, frames, polythene tunnels and
cloches), the production of a range of plants and the care of
plants in the house and conservatory.
This courses starts on Thursday 3rd November 1-30pm
6 weekly sessions.
The course is taught through talks; demonstrations and a range
of activities both in the classroom and out in the gardens (weather
permitting). Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the
weather (i.e. waterproof jackets and wear suitable shoes). Also
bring pen and paper.
Week 1 - Types of structures (greenhouses, frames, polythene
tunnels and cloches) and their uses.
Week 2 - Differences between the indoor and outdoor enviroment
and how to the environment in a protected structure.
Week 3 - Uses: overwintering, production of crops and ornamental
Week 4 - Uses: production of cut flowers & bulb forcing
Week 5 - Uses: creating and maintaining displays
Week 6 - Choice and care of house Plants
This course is a module of the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the
Principles of Horticulture. The RHS Level 2 is taught at Ness
on a rolling programme of eight modules, each lasting 6 weeks. You
can begin at the start of any module and study as many modules as
out more about the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of
Who is it suitable for?
18+. There are no formal entry requirements; although the course
is aimed at gardeners with some experience or those who have
completed some level 1 courses.
What does it cost?
£65 (£60 Friends of Ness Gardens & University of
Liverpool Staff) per module
Do I need to book a place?
Yes - Contact Ness Gardens t. 0151 795
6300 (10am-4pm) or at the admissions desk on your next
Bulley Room & Gardens
For tickets call 0845 0304063